Woman charged with hate crime after slapping woman speaking Mandarin: Cops
NEW YORK - Police have charged a woman with a hate crime after she was seen on a surveillance video slapping another woman in the face, the NYPD reports.
It happened just after 7:30 p.m. on April 7. Police say that Cheyenne Taylor, 29, of Brooklyn, approached the woman who was sitting with a friend outside an ice cream shop near Grand and Forsythe Streets and began to yell at the victim.
"I don’t want you talking! Shut the f--- up!" the woman reportedly yelled. "Go back to where you came from! Go back to your country!"
Taylor started to walk away when she turned around and slapped the 25-year-old victim. She refused medical attention.
Taylor is charged with aggravated harassment as a hate crime.
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